Total to develop four energy projects in Iraq including 1 GW PV

PV plant in Mam Rashan, Iraq

French energy company Total SA and the government of Iraq signed contracts to develop four energy projects. According to news agency »Reuters« the heads-of-agreement deal includes natural gas, solar energy and seawater reprocessing. Oil Minister Ihsan Abul Jabbar said that the agreement was signed during a visit by Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne.
Regarding renewable energy, the company will build a 1,000 MW solar power plant »as Iraq looks to boost its renewable energy potential«, says the article. Details were not disclosed. The multi-billion-dollar investment and the four initial deals will be submitted to the cabinet for final approval.

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